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It was with much excitement that our staff, members and guests took part in the first in-person Legal Conference since 2019 at the Landmark Hotel, Dundee last month. From the…

Block of 6 sessions, run fortnightly from 9.00am–11.30am – participants should attend each session. AFKA Scotland has developed a new model of online training to support newly qualified social workers…

Are you a social worker or social work manager in Scotland? We’d like to listen to your experiences of voluntary care arrangements, and invite you to tell children, young people…

CLOSING DATE:  Friday 16 December 2022 The Association for Fostering, Kinship and Adoption (AFKA) Scotland is seeking to appoint a Treasurer for its Board of Trustees.  The Board meets at…

AFKA Scotland is excited to again host AWS starting 14 November 2022 in collaboration with Adoption UK and with the support of Scotland’s Adoption Register. All planned events and are…

Essential Skills for Children and Families Social Workers As we get back to our core practice after COVID, there are many newer social workers who could benefit from brief learning…

AFKA in collaboration with Adoption UK will host Adoption Week Scotland starting 14 November 2022 with the support of Scotland’s Adoption Register. Our theme this year is still to be…

This 12-month Project is funded through The Promise and will support practice development in Transitions to Permanence and ensure children and young people maintain the relationships that are important to…

The next Adoption Exchange Day is set for Thursday 22nd September and will take place at Albert Halls, Stirling. Emails have been sent out to all adoption agencies across Scotland…

Children need the stability, security and certainty achieved by effective permanence; adoption, permanent fostering and kinship care provide this where children cannot live with their parents. It is vital that legislation,…